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Inflammatory processes occur throughout the body, with a primary function of promoting healing after injury. However, when too active, these inflammatory processes can also damage the body in many ways, and may contribute to heart disease, stroke, certain cancers, and other significant medical problems.

Insomnia can cause chronic inflammation, which can lead to hypertension, diabetes, heart disease, and more. This study finds that curing the insomnia reduces the inflammation and hopefully reduces disease. It also found the best way to cure lack of sleep is through the use of a common psychotherapy treatment—cognitive behavioral therapy.

A pilot study conducted by a team of University of Pennsylvania, University of Rochester and VA Center of Canandaigua researchers found that cherry juice blend could have modest but beneficial effects on sleep in older adults with insomnia.  Drinking tart cherry juice every day could help millions of people with insomnia, according to their study […]

  A study conducted at Northwestern Memorial Hospital found that meditation is an effective behavioral treatment for insomnia. The findings were reported at the annual meeting of the Associated Professional Sleep Societies.   Insomnia affects more than 35-70 million Americans, and the same approximate rate, 10-20 per cent of the population are impacted in Europe. […]